Category: NU Stories

NU Stories with Jacob Leveton: Embracing the Digital Humanities

Jacob Leveton, a PhD candidate with a focus on Art & Ecology from the late eighteenth century to the present, was the first graduate...
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NU Stories with Rifka Cook: Adding Active Learning Strategies to Intermediate Spanish

Experimenting with active learning strategies helped Professor Rifka Cook revise her Spanish 121 Special Topics: Gastronomia e Identidad Hispana course this spring quarter. Cook...
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Northwestern University Device Lab: Podcast Studio

The recently opened Device Lab on the first floor of Fisk Hall is a playground for anyone at Northwestern who wants to experiment with the...
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Gaming with a Goal – Geography Knowledge

A few years ago, Candy Lee, a professor at the Medill School of Journalism, realized an educational deficiency in herself and her students: knowledge...
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Instructor’s Perspective: Enhancing a Course with Learning Technologies

We interviewed School of Professional Studies instructor Charlene Blockinger about her experience using two new tools: Blue Jeans (a videoconferencing tool available in Canvas) and...
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Lessons Learned from Being an EdTech Fellow: Karrie Snyder

During the 2015-2016 academic year, more than 20 instructors participated in the Educational Technology Teaching Fellows (ETTF) program. This is part of a series of blog posts about...
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Educause Connect

Earlier this month I attended Educause Connect, a conference for people in the field of higher education IT. Connect sessions are highly interactive, and...
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Meet the Fellows: Marcus Doshi builds an Interactive Design Library with Box and Canvas

Marcus Doshi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication where he teaches advanced lighting design courses as a sequence in the MFA...
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Animation Workshop

Last week, Faculty Support Services (FSS) and Advanced Media Production Studio (AMPS) partnered to lead a student-centered introductory workshop about using videos and animations...
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Student satisfaction with Canvas

We asked Northwestern students a couple of questions about their experiences with Canvas at the end of fall quarter 2015. Amazingly, more than 2,600...
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